Delivering to user@domain versus firstname.lastname@example.org
ken at oceana.com
Fri May 16 21:47:00 EDT 2003
Don Doumakes wrote:
> On 2003.05.14 21:43:43 -0500 Don Doumakes wrote:
>> I'm a cyrus-imap newbie, setting up a replacement mail server with
>> Cyrus. I've got it close to exactly how I want it, and could use some
>> help taking the next step.
>> I'm running cyrus-imapd 2.2.0 alpha, compiled from source, and
>> cyrus-sasl 2.1.10-1, installed from RPM. The /etc/imapd.conf file is:
>> configdirectory: /var/imap
>> defaultpartition: two
>> partition-two: /usr2
>> partition-three: /usr3
>> partition-four: /usr4
>> partition-five: /usr5
>> partition-six: /usr6
>> partition-seven: /usr7
>> partition-eight: /usr8
>> partition-nine: /usr9
>> hashimapspool: yes
>> admins: cyrus at donner.cannibals.org
>> allowplaintext: yes
>> loginrealms: donner.cannibals.org
>> sasl_pwcheck_method: auxprop
>> sasl_mech_list: PLAIN
>> unix_group_enable: no
>> #defaultdomain: donner.cannibals.org
>> servername: donner.cannibals.org
>> virtdomains: yes
>> singleinstancestore: yes
>> #sasl_sasldb_path: /etc/sasldb2
>> With this configuration, I'm able to create a mailbox named
>> user.don at donner.cannibals.org. I can log in to that account, and
>> deliver to the mailbox.
>> I then modify /etc/imapd.conf so the "admins" and "loginrealms"
>> entries are no longer donner.cannibals.org but rather cannibals.org.
>> (Of course I clean up from the first experiment, restart imapd and all
>> Now I can create a mailbox named user.don at cannibals.org. I can log
>> in, but if I attempt to deliver mail to don at cannibals.org I get a
>> "User unknown" error.
>> I would be grateful for a hint.
> Still no reply to the above. Would it be helpful if I supplied more
My guess is that your MTA is changing the recipient address to contain
the fully qualified hostname. Can you capture what is being sent to
lmtpd, or if you know SMTP/LMTP can you talk to lmtpd directly and try
to deliver a message?
Kenneth Murchison Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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716-662-8973 x26 Orchard Park, NY 14127
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